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February 2019

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Maths Camps at Zithokozise High School,
Start:2019-02-09
End: 2019-02-10


Maths Camps at Zithokozise High School,
Start:2019-02-09
End: 2019-02-10


Event: Valentines Day Celebration
Venue: Zithokozise High School
Date Start:2019-02-14


Event: First Maths Olympiad
Venue: Zithokozise High School
Date Start:2019-02-18


Event: Incoming Soccer Game
Venue: Zithokozise High School
Date Start:2019-02-23



About Us:

Zithokozise high school is situated at lower south coast of KwaZulu Natal in the Umdoni Municipality outskirt of Scottburgh town; in the rural area of KwaCele Location ward 19 ; GPS coordination 30”0 13’38.453”S & 30” 0 41’5.586”E. A large number of people live under abject poverty arising from a high rate of unemployment, functional illiteracy, service backlogs and poor access to public facilities. There are also an increasing number of indigent and child-headed households which implies a high dependency on welfare grants. Due to the high level of poverty in our community; Government declared our school as no fee school and put us on National Nutrition Programme that helps our learners with free lunch.  

Zithokozise High School is Maths; Science and Commercial subjects specialising school. It start from grade 8 up to grade 12, our school has enrolment of 220 African learners of males and females and 11 educators. It started with four classes built by parents in the land donated by local chief, in 1990 and officially opened on the 03 April 1998 by then honourable Dr. Vincent Zulu MEC of Education and Culture; has grown to 14 classrooms; one administration block, library, computer laboratory and science laboratory buildings.

Our vision is to produce scientific; mathematically & commercial empowered learners for future involvement in science & commercial related careers.

Our Mission to provide high quality education for our learners; by 2025 being rated number one school both academic excellence and infrastructural development  in the lower South Coast Region as well as in the KZN province.

Our main challenges in realisation of the vision are the infrastructure and resources development i.e. computer equipment; library books and laboratory equipment and materials and sport fields. In spite of this; our school has qualified, passionate educators that have managed to produce good results and successful students. One of our past learners is well known poet and actor on national television drama  [Isibaya] Sibusiso “The poet” Mbutho. Others has graduate from Universities working for Municipality and Provincial Government.

We believe that education is equal to possibilities that can turn around the life of our community. By educational empowering our learners with good and quality education will be liberating and uplifting our community resulting in an improvement in quality of their life.

Empower citizen in Democracy

School has democratically elected School Governing Body (SGB) that is made up of majority of parents, two teachers, two learners, and one non-teacher staff. SGB has major decision making power in the school governance matter that include financial matter as they appointed qualified Auditor to oversee financial expenditures and prepare annual financial report that is submitted to Department of education annually. Chairperson and Treasurer of SGB are school bank account signatory. SGB has sub finance committee that formulate school budget and oversee daily expenditures of the school. School has Representative Student Council (RCL) that oversees to the learners’ welfare matters and it has two members that sit in the SGB.  

Curriculum:

Grade 8 & 9

  • isiZulu Home Language
  • English First Additional Language
  • Life Orientation
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Economics Management Sciences
  •  Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Social Sciences

Grade 10 – 12

  • isiZulu Home Language
  • English First Additional Language
  • Life Orientation
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Life Science
  • Agricultural Science

Our current matric pass rate is at eighty five (85%) percent and we were leading 2017 high school in Dududu circuit, currently at 83% rank second in Dududu circuit with 100% pass in English,Accounting and Physical Sciences, 58% pass in Mathematics Our Business Studies learners has entered and won International School Enterprise Challenge competition for the best business plan and they have started school tuck-shop from nothing using the skills gained from business studies classes. The school enterprise project has boosted learners’ motivation in starting their own businesses.

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